Lucky for Atlanta, the weather only drops every once in a while, get outdoors with these Holiday-centric events and celebrate everything the south and Christmas time has to offer.
Fernbank Museum of Natural History’s Flight of the Butterflies is a must-see this season.
Flight of the Butterflies
Grab a seat inside the Giant Screen Theater and be immersed in this new 3D experience dubbed Flight of the Butterflies as it’s shown on the theater’s four-story screen. Proceeds will benefit Mexico’s monarch butterfly conservation efforts. Times vary, Patron memberships from $300, Fernbank Museum of Natural History, Druid Hills
Garden Nights, Holiday Lights
Thousands of lights will be strung throughout the gardens, with popular displays making their requested return, such as Nature’s Wonders (a three-dimensional light curtain) and the fiery Walk of Flames. 5pm, Supporting memberships from $350, Atlanta Botanical Garden, Midtown
Gatsby & Gardens Gala
The Captain Planet Foundation celebrates a variety of leading environmental activists with this elegant, The Great Gatsby-themed gala benefiting the foundation’s environmental education programs. 6pm, tickets from $750, InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta
Atlanta Christkindl Market
This open-air German holiday market is perfect for gift gathering and mingling. Atlantic Station will host a slue of artisan stalls featuring handmade gifts, German food & beverages, and entertainment. Great way to get fresh air and one-of-a-kind gifts for your secret santa. Closed Mon. & Tues. except Dec. 17 & 18, Free, Atlantic Station
Photography by: Fernbank Museum of Natural History